An experiential leadership learning program for emerging leaders and high potentials

Program Aim

Our extremely popular Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is now in its 17th year running in 2022. Each year a cohort of 28 emerging leaders across the sector undertake a 7-month experiential learning program, consisting of 8 modules plus a group project. 

The ELP aims to provide participants with the following:

  • A greater level of comprehension and understanding of local government
  • Increased understanding of leadership concepts and practices and how to integrate the learnings into the workplace
  • Increased confidence
  • Enhanced self-awareness
  • An appreciation of and an ability to work with different personality types
  • The opportunity to challenge their assumptions


The ELP is accredited towards an MBA.

Suitable for:

  • High Potentials
  • Aspiring Leaders
  • Coordinators
  • Team Leaders

Key Dates

Registrations for the 2023 Emerging Leaders Program will open soon. 

Program commences Thursday 1 June 2023.

Registrations close Friday 28 April 2023 (unless all places sold prior).

If you would like to learn more about this program please register to attend the virtual information session.

Virtual Information Session
Thursday 15 December 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Register now



    Amy Davis
    Executive Officer - Networks and Programs
    p: 08 8224 2087

Mailing Address: 148 Frome Street ADELAIDE SA 5000   Phone: 08 8224 2080   Email:

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